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Eric from Vegan Ostomy: My Trip to the WOCN Conference 2018!

Shield HealthCare’s Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, attended the annual WOCN...

Aimee Sharp
Before Ostomy Surgery

Video: 6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Ostomy Surgery

In this video, Laura Cox, our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, talks about what she wishes someone had told her before ostomy surgery.

Aimee Sharp
Dressing with an Ostomy

Ostomy Hacks: Dressing with an Ostomy

Our OstomyLife co-moderator Kelsey Scarborough shows you her favorite hacks for dressing with an ostomy - with photos! - in this article.

Kelsey Scarborough
Having a Child with a Stoma

Parents to Parents – Having a Child with an Ostomy Video: Part 2

In this video, our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist interviews her parents. Moms and dads will find helpful advice about having a child with a stoma.

Aimee Sharp
Ostomy Skin Issues

Ostomy Skin Issues: Your Solutions

At Shield HealthCare, we know a lot about ostomy skin issues, but you don't have to take our word for it! Read these great suggestions from our community.

Aimee Sharp
Having a Child with an Ostomy

Parents to Parents – Having a Child with an Ostomy Video: Part 1

In this video, our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist interviews her parents. Moms and dads will find helpful advice about having a child with an ostomy.

Aimee Sharp
natural disaster preparation and living with an ostomy

Natural Disaster Preparation and Living with an Ostomy

Find useful tips for natural disaster preparation and living with an ostomy, including what to keep in an emergency evacuation bag.

Laura Cox
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Living with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

At 10, Caroline was diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP). In this interview, she writes about her surgery, recovery and daily life.

Aimee Sharp
Colostomy Surgery

Colostomy Surgery and Recovery Story

In this article, our OstomyLife co-moderator Kelsey Scarborough describes both her colostomy surgery and her recovery from it.

Kelsey Scarborough
Mental Health

Mental Health with an Ostomy

Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, discusses the mental health challenges she faced before and after surgery.

Aimee Sharp
Serving Medicare Ostomates Nationwide
Dear Laura, I wear a two piece ostomy bag. I need help with concealing an ostomy bag. When I move around my shirt hikes up and the tip of the bag peeks out from under my shirt.
Tom
Hi Tom, I have a few suggestions that may help!
 
First, I'm wondering if a stealth belt would be a good option for you. This is a black belt that you can conveniently tuck your pouch...